Alumni News

Alumnus Dario Diofebi Publishes First Novel Paradise, Nevada

Alumnus Dario Diofebi Publishes First Novel Paradise, Nevada

Born and raised in Rome, alumnus Dario Diofebi graduated from La Sapienza University with a triennale and a specialistica degree in Comparative Literature. In the summer of 2015, Dario did a graduate creative writing workshop at JCU. He then went on to earn an MFA in Creative Writing at New York University. Dario recently published his novel Paradise, Nevada (Bloomsbury, 2021).

Thinking Like an Italian: Alumnus Joseph Fontana

Thinking Like an Italian: Alumnus Joseph Fontana

Alumnus Joseph Fontana, who grew up on Long Island, New York, graduated from John Cabot University in 2020 with a degree in Italian Studies.

Find your Road, Create your Space: Alumna Clarissa Cecchi

Find your Road, Create your Space: Alumna Clarissa Cecchi

Alumna Clarissa Cecchi (class of 2015) graduated from John Cabot with a major in Communications and a minor in Creative Writing. Before working as a Cybersecurity Information and Communication officer at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium she was a trainee in the Events and Creative department at Verve International in Shanghai, China.

Congratulations to Alumnus Stanislav Rudoi for Obtaining CFA Charter

Congratulations to Alumnus Stanislav Rudoi for Obtaining CFA Charter

Alumnus Stanislav Rudoi (Class of 2015, double major in Economics and Finance and Business Administration) recently earned his CFA Charter from the CFA Institute.

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

After a successful career as a dentist in the U.S. Airforce and Public Health Service, John Caudill enrolled at John Cabot University, where he majored in Italian Studies and minored in Art History and Classical Studies. 

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

On Tuesday, March 23, JCU welcomed alumna Alessia Primavera, Communication and PR Specialist at Mirta, an e-commerce platform that supports and connects Italian artisans with international clients.

“Prosecco and Politics” – A New Series with Professor Michael Driessen

“Prosecco and Politics” – A New Series with Professor Michael Driessen

Political Science Professor Michael Driessen hosted the inaugural panel event “Prosecco and Politics.” The event is part of a new series of interactive conversations between alumni and professors to discuss global issues informally but in an informative way. 

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Katie Kehoe graduated from John Cabot in 2018 with a double major in Italian Studies and Political Science.

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Alumnus Francesco Porzio graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Communications. After earning his degree, he started working as Content Editor at OneFootball, a popular soccer media platform based in Berlin. Francesco was recently inducted into the Elenco dei Professionisti dell'Albo dei Giornalisti italiano, the national registry of professional journalists.

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Class of 2014 alumna Diedré Blake, who majored in Italian Studies and minored in Creative Writing, is currently working in Japan in the field of language acquisition.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus and Alliance Director at Ernst & Young Fares Sheik

JCU Welcomes Alumnus and Alliance Director at Ernst & Young Fares Sheik

Marketing Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed JCU Alumnus Fares Sheik to her class “Professional Skills for Career Development” on February 26, 2021. Fares is Alliance Director of EMEIA at Ernst and Young (EY), a multinational professional services network that provides consulting, assurance, tax, and transaction assistance to its clients.

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

JCU alumni Omar Azabi (Class of 2017) and Enrica Pacitto (Class of 2016) recently launched CoSign, the first financial guarantor that allows foreign students to access loans in the United States.

Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes General Manager of Bird Italy, Cristina Donofrio

Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes General Manager of Bird Italy, Cristina Donofrio

Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Cristina Donofrio, General Manager of Bird Italia, to her online class MGT 498, “Strategic Management.”

JCU Presents “Lift Every Voice:” An Inclusive Black History Month Celebration

JCU Presents “Lift Every Voice:” An Inclusive Black History Month Celebration

John Cabot University is proud to present ‘Lift Every Voice: An Inclusive Black History Month Celebration.’ The event, which will be held on Saturday February 27 at 6pm, will be hosted by JCU alumna Alexandria Maloney, and will feature JCU alumni and current students.

Alumna Alexandria Maloney and Student Giggs Kgole to Be Part of U.N. “Say My Name” Exhibition

Alumna Alexandria Maloney and Student Giggs Kgole to Be Part of U.N. “Say My Name” Exhibition

JCU is proud to announce that alumna Alexandria Maloney and student Giggs Kgole will be part of the upcoming virtual art exhibition called “Say My Name,” in commemoration of the U.N. Day of International Decade for People of African Descent (IDEP) on March 25, 2021.